Laura was sitting in the mid-level branches of the oak tree when she heard the garden gate creak open. From her vantage point she could see Aster’s entire garden, a formal European design in extremely rural Minnesota. She recognized the blond-haired teen walking along the path, cobblestones that had been placed with liberal use of […]
Category: My Fiction
Morning dawned gloomy and threatening rain. The campground was filled with the nervous energy of people packing up as quickly as possible to beat the weather, or adjusting their tarps and rain flies to tough it out. By the time the first fat drops fell, those who remained planned to see it through. Chai tossed […]
It wasn’t until lunch that it became clear Laurel hadn’t given up her complaint about having a vampire in her core block.
As Zindel shared stories of his art class clay-tastrophes, Adric realized he was smiling for the first time since he’d lost his parents.
“I have a first generation fae integrator in my core block, and she’s…”
“A bitch?” Tricia suggested.
The St. Paul Academy for the Mythically Gifted was only five blocks from his aunt and uncle’s house. It wasn’t a private school like his old one, but there were more similarities than differences. His new classmates came from the full range of human subspecies, though the vampire population was a lot smaller in Minnesota.
He resisted the urge to hiss at his aunt and burrow back under the covers. It was a close thing.